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Jason Berger 09-17-2005 07:56 PM

I found some really great stirfry recipes that, except for rice and noodles, are totally paleo friendly. Any ideas what I could subsitute for them? All I can think of is steamed squash.

Marc Moffett 09-20-2005 11:53 AM

Spaghetti squash is an obvious choice. You might try finely shredded, steamed cabbage or carrots.

Alexander Karatis 09-20-2005 12:20 PM

I was wondering, where in the world does spagghetti squash grow?

People don't seem to know it over here...

Scott Kustes 09-20-2005 12:55 PM

I was wondering, where in the world does spagghetti squash grow?
In the ground...

Kathryn Steen 09-20-2005 02:36 PM

it (and all the fall squash) just came into season around here. it's great. light and a little crunchy compared to regular pasta. if you can get a hold of one they are definitely worth try. bake in a pan 350 degrees F, in about an inch of water for 40 minutes. the "noodles" come right out with a fork.

along the same lines as marc suggested, i put stirfry/roasted veggies/stew etc over a bed of steamed greens (collards, kale, mustard or whatever else is fresh and floats your boat).

Robert Wolf 09-20-2005 02:46 PM

Thinly sliced cabage that is steamed doubles for noodles pretty effectively.
Robb

Troy Archie 09-21-2005 06:40 AM

Man, fruit in a stir-fry is where it's at. Pears and apples work amazing with a hot and spicy fry, the sweetness accents the heat so well.

Jason Berger 09-24-2005 09:58 PM

If anyone is still reading this, I found a wicked replacement for... pretty much anything.

Thinly slice an eggplant; salt; fry in extra-virgin olive oil.

This tastes incredible. And it's so easy!


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